Perfect Darkness

A film by: Maaike Neuville

Gus and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are on holiday. During their nightly walk to a spot near the water, Anna makes a confession. Can the couple, amidst the wildness of nature and under a full moon, overcome the conflict? Will they reach their idyllic spot? Perfect Darkness is a short about the nature of love.

Country: Belgium
Length: 23’49”
Completion: 12/2016
Genre: drama
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: English
Subtitles: English / Dutch


  • International Short Film Festival Leuven, Belgium (3 – 10 December, 2016)
    National Competition & Openings program
  • Glasgow Short Film Festival, United Kingdom (15 – 19 March, 2017)
    International Competition

Director: Maaike Neuville
Screenplay: Maaike Neuville
Producer: Animal Tank: Brecht Van Elslande, Bert Lesaffer
Cinematographer: Grimm Vandekerckhove
Sound: Kwinten Van Laethem
Editor: Fairuz Ghammam
Composer: Arnold Schönberg
Line producer: Brecht Van Elslande, Victoria Trzeciak
Cast: Eva Binon, Jorge Jauregui Allue